Family Crime October 16, 2018
Child comes home to find mom, 4 siblings dead of apparent murder-suicide
A Tennessee mother and four of her children were found dead in their Columbia home in what police believe is a murder-suicide. The Columbia Daily Herald reports that emergency responders arrived to the home following a report of a shooting Monday evening and found a mother and four of her children dead. District Attorney General Brent …
Consumer October 15, 2018
Expert skydiver dies after her parachute doesn’t open during jump
An experienced skydiver died on Sunday when her parachute failed to open during a jump. NBC News reports that the female skydiver, who has yet to be identified, was killed during an attempted jump at Lodi Parachute Center in Lodi, California. The woman appears to have been a skilled skydiver, having successfully executed over 2,500 parachute …
School Crimes October 15, 2018
Cheerleader accused of sexual assault; putting female teammate in chokehold until she lost consciousness
A male cheerleader at the University of Central Florida in Orlando has been accused of putting a female teammate in a chokehold long enough for her to lose consciousness and collapse — in addition to allegedly sexually assaulting two other teammates. WKMG reports that Dawan Carter Jr., 22, has been arrested by campus police on charges …
Celebrity Justice October 15, 2018
Aaron Hernandez was physically and sexually abused; hid romantic relationship with high school football teammate: Report
A Boston Globe investigative series has found that former NFL standout Aaron Hernandez, who died of suicide in prison last in 2017, was abused as a youth and hid a “sexual relationship” with his male teammate in high school. The investigative series was based on previously undisclosed communications Hernandez had while in prison, court and …
Murder October 14, 2018
Nikolas Cruz had trespassed at Parkland high school, posing as student, months before deadly shooting
Parkland school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz had trespassed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School six months before he returned in February, allegedly fatally shooting 17 people and injuring 17 more. The Sun Sentinel obtained new records of witness statements from the Florida school shooting investigation showing that when Nikolas Cruz showed up to the Parkland …
Murder October 13, 2018
Police investigating young golfer’s murder find 3 knives; fire at home where suspect showered after brutal stabbing
Police investigating the shocking murder of a standout amateur golfer have recovered three knives. As CrimeOnline previously reported, Celia Barquin Arozamena was found dead on September 17 at the Coldwater Links golf course in Ames, Iowa. The 22-year-old Spanish native was among the highest ranked amateur golfers in the country and the 2018 Big 12 …
October 12, 2018
VIDEO: 9-year-old black boy accused of ‘sexually assaulting’ white woman in a deli never put his hands on her
The New York Post has obtained surveillance video of an incident that led a woman to call the police on a 9-year-old boy — and it shows there was no incident at all. As CrimeOnline previously reported, a bystander outside a Flatbush, Brooklyn, deli filmed a white woman on the phone with police after she …
October 12, 2018
VIDEO: White woman calls cops on 9-year-old black boy claiming he touched her butt in a deli
A white woman was caught on video calling the police on a 9-year-old black boy she claimed “grabbed her a**” in a Brooklyn deli. The New York Post obtained the video from a bystander who witnessed the aftermath of the purported incident, as the woman stood outside the Flatbush bodega on her phone, while the …
Family Crime October 12, 2018
Domestic Violence Month: Help is available NOW — Call these hotlines for immediate support and resources
It’s National Domestic Violence month in the U.S. and countries all over the world. If you are someone you know is a victim of domestic violence, here are some resources that can help right away.
The National Domestic Violence hotline is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 1-800-799-SAFE (7233), or 1-800-787-3224 (TTY). Resources for the deaf are available Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (PST) by videophone (855-812-1001), instant messenger (DeafHotline) or email (email@example.com).
Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) provides resources for victims and advocates affected by sexual assault. Call 800.656.HOPE (4673) to be connected with a staff member who can connect you with sexual assault resources in your area.
For youth in crisis, The Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline is available 24/7 at (1-800) 4-A-Child or (1-800) 422-4453.
Visit the website for the National Coalition of Domestic Violence for further resources: https://ncadv.org/resources
Help is always available. Make the call that could save your own or someone else’s life today.
Family Crime October 12, 2018
Wife claims she accidentally stabbed husband to death after slipping on dog poo: Police
A Florida woman facing murder charges claims she accidentally stabbed her husband after slipping on dog feces. Fox 35 reports that Rachel Fidanian, 38, has been arrested on murder charges in the stabbing death of her husband, 40-year-old Bryant Fidanian, in Lakeland on June 25. Beginning with the 911 call she placed after her husband …
Celebrity Justice October 12, 2018
Crew member dies after fall on set of Mr. Rogers movie starring Tom Hanks
A crew member has died after an accident on the set of a movie about Mister Rogers starring Tom Hanks. The Associated Press reports that James Emswiller, 61, died after he fell two stories during an accident on the set of “You are my Friend,” which is filming in Mount Lebanon, Pennsylvania. Allegheny County authorities …